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English definition of “relish”

relish

verb [T]     /ˈrel.ɪʃ/ formal
C2 to like or enjoy something: I always relish a challenge. [+ -ing verb] I don't relish telling her that her son has been arrested.Taking pleasure in something If you relish the idea or thought of something, you feel pleasure that it is going to happen: She's relishing the prospect of studying in Bologna for six months.Taking pleasure in something
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